Bureau Veritas VeriFuel Appoints Alex Tang to Oversee Expansion of Marine Fuel Services into Asia

Oct. 5 2016

SINGAPORE (OCTOBER 5TH, 2016) - Bureau Veritas - VeriFuel, global leaders in marine fuel testing and inspection, announced today that Alex Tang has joined its Marine Fuel Services Team as Regional Business Development Manager for Asia. He will be based in Singapore, the location of one of Bureau Veritas’ largest marine fuel laboratories.

Mr Tang, who is a Chartered Marine Scientist, began his career at Esso before joining BP where he specialized in lubricants. In 2006 he joined Lloyds’ Register, where he became the Regional Manager for their marine fuel testing activity. Mr Tang has presented at major bunker conferences and seminars, and he has also published articles about marine fuel claims.

The announcement confirms the latest in a series of high-profile appointments and major investments by Bureau Veritas as it positions itself as a global player for the accurate testing and inspection of marine fuels and lubricants. In recent years, the organisation’s exposure to the marine fuel sector has increased and it now offers fuel oil, distillate and lubricant testing services, as well as bunker quantity surveys, through its global network of offices.

“Alex’s arrival will help us continue our rapid growth in this market and he will further consolidate our ability to provide customers with industry leading knowledge and expertise. We are delighted that he has chosen to join the VeriFuel team” said Ewoud Kamminga, Global Director of Marine Fuel for Bureau Veritas.